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The Need for Well-Prepared Teachers Keeps Growing

A 2016 study by the Learning Policy Institute notes that 8% of American teachers have left the profession over the last ten years — and more than 200,000 teachers continue to leave each year. Beginning teachers with little or no preparation are 2 ½ times more likely to leave the classroom after one year, compared to their well-prepared peers.*

Good preparation makes a difference.

And it’s worth investing in. According to, elementary teachers can expect to make $39,932 to $55,568 with a Master of Arts in Education degree, while those who hold a bachelor's degree make $31,249 to $43,499 — a difference of about 25%.

A survey by the Pew Research Center placed teachers just behind soldiers as individuals who “contribute the most to society’s well-being.” If our future is in the hands of the next generation — and there are fewer teachers in the classroom than ever before — who will be guiding those hands?

Who will make sure that today’s students are well prepared to thrive in tomorrow’s society?

You Can Make the Difference

At Liberty University, we know you care about your students and their futures. You believe in them. That’s why we don't just train educators — we train educators who want to make a difference.

Because we believe in our students too.

We know that an advanced degree will help you be better prepared — and potentially better paid — as you invest in the next generation. To support you, we've lowered our tuition for our Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education programs for the 2018-19 academic year. Each course is priced at only $415 per credit hour. It’s our way of investing in our students – and yours.

These specially priced M.A.T. and M.Ed. programs will help you expand your teaching and earning potential, both in and out of the classroom. And they’re available 100% online.

Tomorrow’s society depends on excellent educators today – contact us to learn more about how you can make a difference.”

*"Solving the Teacher Shortage — How to Attract and Retain Excellent Teachers." Learning Policy Institute Research Brief, September 2016.

Liberty University’s Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). This demonstrates Liberty's high standard of excellence in educator preparation as well as our dedication to continuous improvement.